Tupac has been announced as one of the 19 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2017, alongside the likes of Janet Jackson, Pearl Jam, Kraftwerk, Depeche Mode and Chaka Khan. There are only five spots available. The winners, who will be decided by a group of artists, historians and music industry members, are set to be announced in December. The official Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will then take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center next April. If chosen, Pac will become the sixth hip hop act to be inductesd into the Roll and Roll Hall of Fame.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Nominees:
Electric Light Orchestra ELO
The J. Geils Band